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Get Out Iowa City: Roger Rosenblatt, John Oliver and Turn of the Screeeeewww (the Opera)

A few suggestions for things to do this weekend.

1. Turn of the Screw

Where/When: , Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

Description: An opera version of Henry James' screw turning ghost novel, produced by the University of Iowa School of Music.

Pricing: Ticket price available here.


2. Roger Rosenblatt, reading at Prairie Lights Book Store

Where/When: , 7:00 p.m.

Description: Rosenblatt, a New York Times Bestselling author, will be reading from his book Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats. It is a book about Rosenblatt and the rest of his family attempting to come to terms with the death of his daughter, Amy.

Pricing: Free.

 

3. John Oliver appears at the Iowa Memorial Union

Where/When: Iowa Memorial Union, 125 N. Madison Street, 7:39 p.m., Saturday.

Description: John Oliver, an Emmy winning writer and staple on Comedy Central's the Daily Show (he's the British guy), will make a stand up comedy appearance in Iowa City at the Iowa Memorial Union. Presented by Hancher and SCOPE Productions.

Pricing: $22-$40

 

4. Chinese New Year celebration at the Iowa Children's Museum

Where/When: Iowa Children's Museum, 1451 Coral Ridge Avenue,
Coralville.

Description: It's the year of the Dragon. Help kick off the Chinese New Year with the kids at the Iowa Children's Museum. Create your a dragon puppet and join in a museum-wide dragon dance. Build and race a dragon boat. Create your own Chinese New Year decor including lanterns and Chinese paper cutting.

Pricing: Price of admission.

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